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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – U.S. Congressman Dan Benishek joined the vast majority of Michigan’s U.S. Representatives who voted in favor of the deal worked out in Washington, D.C. to avoid the fiscal cliff. The Iron River Republican and fellow Republicans Dave Camp, Fred Upton, Mike Rogers and Candice Miller joined all […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – One of the Midwest’s most prominent mid-distance sled dog races will be held in a new location in the Upper Peninsula this year. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says the Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race, held the last 13 years at Rainbow Lodge on the mouth […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – It looks like 2013 will not get off to a good start for Michigan motorists. ‘Triple A Michigan’ says gas prices around the state are up just over 8 cents a gallon this week.  The Auto Club says the current statewide average of just under $3.33 per […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A technology center with affiliate offices around the state, including Marquette has received a million dollar federal grant to help small and medium-sized manufacturers throughout the state expand and create new high-tech jobs. The Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center is headquartered in downstate Plymouth with affiliate offices in […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Alcohol and excessive speed are being considered factors in a single-vehicle rollover accident early yesterday morning in Dickinson County that claimed the life of one person. The Dickinson County Sheriff’s Department says 46-year-old Scott Curren of Felch was killed in the accident around 3 a.m. central time […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Delta County Authorities say a Gladstone man was arrested for drunk driving this morning after driving his vehicle into a Gladstone bar. Gladstone Public Safety says the 27-year-old man, whose name is being withheld at this time, was driving west on M-35 around 1 a.m. when his […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Wakefield Post responded to a snowmobile accident in Ontonagon County Saturday night. Troopers say the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. on Lake Gogebic when a 34-year-old woman from Iowa was thrown from her machine while crossing the lake.  The woman was taken to […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Menominee County Sheriff’s Department is continuing their investigation into a fatal two-vehicle crash that closed M-35 for about four hours Friday evening. The accident occurred just after 5 p.m. central time on M-35 in Cedarville Township, near County Road 551 when a minivan struck a pickup […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette County law enforcement agencies are among more than 100 police departments in 22 Michigan counties conducting extra drunk driving patrols to keep impaired drivers off the road as people ring in the new year tonight. The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning says the extra officers […]

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Wordsmiths at Lake Superior State University have released their 38th annual list of words and phrases that should be banned from the English language in 2013. Topping the list of nominations of words banished from the queen’s English for misuse, overuse and general uselessness is “Fiscal Cliff,” […]

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